Dr. Michael Atingi-Ego

Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda

Michael Atingi-Ego is the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda, following his appointment on 29 March 2020. At the time of his appointment, he served as the Executive Director of the Macroeconomics and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI), based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Makerere University, a Master’s of Arts Degree in Economics from Cardiff Business School, United Kingdom (UK) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economics from the University of Liverpool (UK).

Michael started his banking career at the Bank of Uganda and rose through the ranks to become the Executive Director, Research.

In 2008 he was appointed the Deputy Director of the African Department (AFR) by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) based in Washington, DC, The United States of America.In September 2018, Atingi-Ego got appointed as the Executive Director of the Macroeconomics and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI), based in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital city.

He’s very much lauded for adding a wealth of regional and international experience to BoU. While at the IMF, Atingi-Ego contributed a lot by increasing the effectiveness of capacity development and modernizing monetary policy frameworks in developing countries.Atingi-Ego has authored and co-written several books and whitepapers that remain to be a point of reference in assessing economic trends in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa

Mr Hippolyte Fofack

Keynote Speaker 25th July, Chief Economist & Director, Research & International Cooperation, African Export- Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Dr Hippolyte Fofack, has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of development economics, international trade, banking and international finance and academia. Prior to joining the African Export-Import Bank, he was with the World Bank Group in Washington DC, where he served in several capacities, including as Head of the Macroeconomic and Growth Program.

Dr Fofack holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Lille, France, and an Advanced Degree in International Economics and Finance from the University of Bordeaux, France. After completing his dissertation, “Distribution of Parallel Market Premium Under Stable Alternative Modeling,” he was awarded a Ph.D. from American University in Washington DC, USA in 1998. Dr Fofack is a fellow of the African Academy of Sciences and a member of several other leading professional and scientific organizations, including the American Economic Association, the African Finance and Economic Association. Dr Fofack has been a Guest Editor of several prominent journals, including the World Bank Economic Review, Economic History of Developing Regions and Journal of African Trade. Dr Fofack has published extensively and is Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary Issues in African Trade and Trade Finance, and member of several editorial Boards, including the Journal of African Development, the Journal of African Trade, and the Gulf Economics Journal. Dr Fofack has taught and given lectures in several universities and research institutions.

Ms. Sarah Arapta

UBA Chairperson

Sarah Arapta is the Chairperson Uganda Bankers’ Association, having been elected in May 2022.

She is the Chief Executive for Citibank Uganda, a position she was appointed to in January 2016. Sarah has an extensive and illustrious career in Corporate and Investment Banking of over 20 years, 12 of which have been spent in Citibank; She has held a number of senior positions in Barclay’s Bank of Uganda (now Absa Bank) as Director, CIB and prior to that as Head Corporate Banking and Head Investment Banking in Stanbic Bank Uganda.

Sarah is the first woman and indeed first Ugandan to be appointed Chief Executive and Managing Director of Citibank in Uganda. Sarah holds an MBA from Herriot-Watt University Edinburgh Business School Scotland and a B.A Economics from Makerere University Kampala.

Sarah has previous served as the Vice Chairperson of the Uganda Bankers’ Association (UBA) 2021/2022

She is an advocate of women empowerment and is passionate about delivering with impact. Sarah is an ardent jogger and swimmer.

Mr. Luis Lechiguero

Keynote Speaker 26th July, European Union Delegation to Uganda

Luis Lechiguero is a Spanish national involved in International Cooperation and Development for the last 30 years working in countries of the Global South with agencies of the United Nations, Red Cross and others. For the last 16 years he has been working in the Delegations of the European Union in India, Indonesia, El Salvador, Ethiopia and currently in Uganda since 2021.

His academic background is labour law and sociology but his interest and experience has expanded to sectors related to disaster risk management, peace processes, social protection, employment, food security, and economic development. At present he is the focal person at the EU in Uganda for sustainable Tourism and manages several projects related to the sector, including the “EU-UDB Tourism Facility” with the aim to mitigate the impact of the COVID pandemic in Uganda.

Ms Geraldine Ssali

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade, Industry & Cooperatives

Geraldine is the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Co-operatives. She is a director on the Board of Hous-ing Finance Bank for the last 8 years. She is on the Board of Uganda Development Corporation, Uganda Revenue Authority, Nget-ta Tropical Holdings Ltd.

Geraldine is the Chairperson of the Gayaza Old Girls Association, GOGA, the alumni body of Gayaza High School where she at-tended both her O and A levels.

Geraldine has a wealth of financial management experience both global and local cutting across different sectors ranging from Government, Banking, pensions, transport, retail and service industry.

She’s is a former Deputy Managing Director of the National Social Security Fund, a position she held for 7 years and acted as Managing Director of the Fund for a year in 2014.She has held a number of high profile finance positions in the United Kingdom: Heading the Corporate Services Unit at Her Maj-esty’s Treasury (Ministry of Finance, UK); Monopolies and Mergers Commission (Now Competition Commission), Transport for London, to mention but a few.

Geraldine is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management accountants, (CIMA). She is also a fellow of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).Geraldine holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and Finance professionals from the University of Man-chester -Manchester Business School, with sixteen (16) years’ post masters work experience in internationally reputable financial organisations.

Geraldine is proudly an alumnus of Makerere University, Kampala, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Maths, Economics and Statistics. She was also the LC 1 Chairperson at CCE Hall.

Mr. Raj Kumar Meena

Hon. Auditor

Mr. Raj Kumar Meena is the Hon. Auditor on the Uganda Bankers’ Association Executive Committee following his election in May 2022.

He is the Managing Director of Bank of Baroda (Uganda) Limited, a position he has held since April 01, 2020. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, a Post Graduate with Executive MBA in Human Resource Management and is also a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. Mr. Meena joined Bank of Baroda, India on June 01, 1992.

Mr. Meena possess a rich and varied banking experience of more than 30 years while working in various capacities and functional areas. His vast experience includes his stint as Regional Manager, Assistant General Manager of State Level Bankers Committee, Regional Business Development Manager, Chief Manager Branch Operations, Head of Training Establishment of Bank, Lead District Manager and Branch Head in India.

During his tenure of more than 2 years in Uganda, Bank of Baroda (Uganda) Limited opened their 17th Branch in Arua city and implemented their own Agency Banking Channel. Bank has also been bestowed with various awards & accolades.

Mr. Meena is a voracious reader and avid traveler, while he also like connecting to people and making friends.


Mr. Francis Kamulegeya

Certified Public Accountant & Chartered Tax Adviser

Francis Kamulegeya is the Outgoing Country Senior Partner of PwC Uganda and a member of the PwC Africa Governance Board. He has been working with PwC for 22 years, and has served as a Partner / Director in PwC since 2005.

After graduating from Makerere University in 1990, Francis joined Blythe & Co Chartered Accountants in London where he trained and qualified as Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) in 1994. He then joined PwC London office in 1996 where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) in 1999. He relocated to PwC Uganda in 2000 and was later transferred to PwC Kenya in 2003 where he worked for five years until 2007, after which he returned to PwC Uganda to lead the PwC Uganda firm as the Country Senior Partner.

Francis’ professional work extends to both corporate and personal taxation, financial, commercial and investment advice working mainly with a wide a range of clients which include PwC’s global multinational clients with operations in East Africa, mainly in the manufacturing, telecoms, financial services, retail and trade, and the emerging oil and gas sector.

Mr. Richard D. Mubiru

Group Corporate Affairs Director,Picfare Group of Companies (MDI)

A Corporate Lawyer cum Trade Policy specialist and Senior Business Management Executive with over 20 years’ experience in business management in the manufacturing and real estate development sub sectors in East Africa, 10 years of which have been at a strategic management level in the private and public sector entities.

Lawyer by training with a special passion for Trade Policy and Business Management. Post qualification as a lawyer, attended numerous trainings in Business and Human Resources Management, Financial Management for non-Finance professionals, Communication, Corporate Governance, Strategic Management, Motivation, Trade Policy, Economic Integration, Insurance and Banking, Procurement and Sourcing, Negotiation best practices, Risk Management and many others.

Currently, a Member of the Board of Directors of Uganda Manufacturers Association, Chairing the Economic and Policy Board Committee. Other Directorships include: Picfare Group of Companies and Uganda National Bureau of Standards. He is Board Chairman of Mukono Broadcasting Services [MBS-89.8FM]-The Radio for Mukono Anglican Diocese in addition to being a Member of the Synod of Mukono Diocese.

Mr. Moses Kaggwa

Director Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development

Mr. Moses Kaggwa is the Ag. Director of Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. He joined the Ministry as an officer in the Tax Policy Department after completing his Bachelors of Law degree from Makerere University. He also obtained a Masters of Law majoring in tax from the University of Florida. He has studied financial programming, He progressed to the rank of Commissioner Tax Policy where he has been instrumental in the reform of income taxation, excise taxation, VAT and customs duties. He was instrumental in the formulation of the Domestic Revenue Mobilization Strategy of Uganda. He also worked as Commissioner in the Micro finance department where he was instrumental in the financial inclusion strategy and the formation of the Microfinance Regulatory Authority. He has been involved in various regional development initiatives like the EAC Common Market and the EAC Financial Sector Development Strategy. He is also involved in policy formulation, analysis and evaluation in various areas of the economy.

Mr. Robert Mukiza

Executive Director, Uganda Investment Authority

Robert Mukiza is the Director General, Uganda Investment Authority (UIA). Prior to joining the UIA in July 2021, Mr. Mukiza was the Deputy Director for the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Representative to Ethiopia, the African Union and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

Robert served as a Director of Hong Kong-based Acadia Energy; Head of the United Nations Country Team Coordination Unit in Botswana; Lead Economist for the United Nations in the Maldives; and a researcher at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development in Switzerland.

He has vast experience in international investment and the private sector and holds a Master of Science degree in International Finance and Economic Development from the University of Kent; a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Economics from Makerere University; and has studied Strategic Leadership at the Said Business School of Oxford University.


Dr. Edward Isingoma

Managing Partner, Pearl Capital Partners

Edward has been in the accounting, finance, investment, and administration fields for well over 18 years and developed experiences in various areas and SME business operational management over time. He is currently a renown EA regional agri-business impact investing and SME Private equity professional.

He previously worked as the Chief Accountant at Nakasero Soap Works and later as the Financial Controller of both African Agricultural Capital Limited – AAC and Kilimo Trust (www.kilimotrust.org), before being involved in the establishment and formation of Pearl Capital Partners -PCP (www.pearlcapital.net) in 2010 where he is currently the Managing Partner and team lead. He serves on several PCP group managed Investees business boards and mentors young professionals especially in areas of PE/VC.

Edward was a part-time lecturer and has mentored many accountants from MAT Abacus Business School in Kampala for over 15 years until 2016 when he retired from lecturing. He is a Chartered Accountant and also holds a UK MBA from the Edinburgh Business School of Heriot-Watt University (UK) in addition to a PhD in Business Administration from the London Graduate School of the Commonwealth University.

Mr. Richard Wairegi

Manager Export Development Finance, Afreximbank

Richard’s career spans over 15 years in the finance industry much of which has been spent in the development finance space offering sustainable financing solutions in a number of subSaharan Africa countries. Richard has been privileged to be leading or being part of transaction teams that have secured over USD 2billion in financial commitments in diversified sectors (Hospitality, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Financial Services, Agribusiness, Manufacturing) with varied funding structures in debt and risk capital (equity and mezzanine).In his current role, he is heavily skewed towards supporting industrialization and export development activities in Africa in – export services (hospitality and healthcare financing); agro processing; industrial parks and special economic zones and light manufacturing. Richard has been privileged to work with leading DFI’s including – Afreximbank (since 2020); Trade and Development Bank (for almost 6 years) and for four years with KfW DEG (Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft; a leading German Development Finance Institution).

Earlier on in his career, Richard spent about four years in Investment Banking and managing pension funds. Part of the unique and award-winning transactions Richard has been involved in include: team leader in TDB for 2017 African Power Deal of the year as awarded by Infrastructure Journal Global awards; 2016 Africa’s best renewable energy deal as awarded by Project Finance Awards; and Structuring the first Islamic Financing Facility and probably the first by a DFI for a local Bank in East Africa.

Richard holds a masters degree in development finance from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany. Earlier on he successfully completed and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration specializing in Finance. Richard is a Certified Public Accountant; a Certified Investment and Financial Analyst and a level III candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualifications. Additionally, Richard is certified in Climate & Renewable Energy Finance, Islamic Financing among others

Mr. Jonan Kisakye, ACII, ACSI – Chartered Insurer

Chief Executive Officer, Uganda Insurers Association

Jonan is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Uganda Insurers’ Association (UIA), prior to this he was the Deputy Principal (DP)at the Insurance Training College (ITC) Uganda, Head of Training and Research at the Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) and ITC. He has worked in the short-term and long-term insurance industry for over 15 years with experience and expertise in strategy, training, business growth, development and managing partnerships.Jonan has both public and private sector experience having been one of the key drivers in transforming the then Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) a private member-based organization into the Insurance Training College (ITC) of Uganda, a public institution under a new strategic plan. He has consulted widely and led major projects in insurance, microinsurance, risk management, bancassurance and development of relevant industry specific programmes for regulators like URBRA.

Jonan holds an MBA from Makerere University, is a Chartered Member of both the Insurance Training College (ITC) Uganda and the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) UK – ACII and an Associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).


Mr. Anthony Kituuka

Executive Director, Equity Bank Uganda Ltd

Mr. Anthony Kituuka is currently the Executive Director of Equity Bank Uganda Limited a role he has held since 2016. He initially joined Equity Bank Group in Kenya in October 2014 as the Executive Director – Regional Subsidiaries where he was reporting directly to the Group MD and CEO, Dr. James Mwangi and was responsible for coordination of all banking subsidiaries outside Kenya.

Prior to this, Anthony was the Group Head of Global Corporate Banking at KCB Group, Nairobi, Kenya. Before that, for a period of 5 years, he was the Head of Corporate Banking at KCB Bank Uganda Limited. He is one of the leading Ugandan minds in corporate finance and commercial banking in the country and has structured some of the biggest transactions in his 14-year banking career.

Anthony has also garnered a wealth of experience in managing corporate relationships from Barclays Bank of Uganda Limited where he was the Head of Business Banking. Prior to that, he worked in the Commercial Department at Hima Cement, a Lafarge subsidiary, for over 5 years handling senior roles in Information Systems and Business Analysis, Sales and Customer Service. This was preceded by a 3-year stint as an auditor at Deloitte and Touche.

He is an adjunct faculty member at Strathmore University Business School as well as a non-executive director on the boards of Capital One Group (marketing agency), The Innovation Village (entrepreneur and investment hub for tech startups) and is the Chairman of the Board of Advisors of AIESEC Uganda. Anthony is also a member of the League of East African Directors.

Mr. Kituuka is a holder of Bachelor of Statistics and Applied Economics from Makerere University. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). He holds an MBA with merit in Oil and Gas from Middlesex University, London. He has also completed several management and leadership programs and is an alumni of leading business schools such as Strathmore (Kenya), Lagos (Nigeria), Gordon Institute of Business Studies (South Africa), IESE (Spain), INSEAD (France) and Harvard Business School (USA).

Mr, Julius Mukunda

Executive Director, Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)

Mr. Mukunda is the Executive Director, Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG). He is an economist by profession with over 15 years’ experience in public finance management issues and economic management. He is a known Gender Budget expert and a budget policy specialist in Uganda. He has extensively participated in advocating for Prudent Public finance reforms in Uganda. He is a campaigner for social justice and pro poor economic governance.

Mr. Stephen Asiimwe

Chief Executive Officer, Private Sector Foundation Uganda(PSFU)

Stephen is one of the most highly skilled, talented, versatile, honest and multi-disciplined, accomplished and experienced business managers in the Eastern African region. A pioneer regional media practitioner, and also an accomplished businessman, manager, marketer, lecturer, speaker, and statesman.

Before joining Private Sector Foundation Uganda, Mr. Asiimwe was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), where he took over leadership as Uganda's chief tourism marketing and promotional chief from February, 2014-February, 2019.

With his qualification and experience as a manager, marketer, lobbyist, strategist, writer, editor, teacher, trainer, international faculty, speaker, Stephen is one of the most-influential persons to serve as the country and board's external contact and spokesperson with the local, regional and international media and travel trade. His influence has made a difference in bringing the tourism sector as the top forex earner at US$1.35 billion and 10% of GDP.

Mr. Asiimwe is a graduate of the Development Associates International (DAI) Post Graduate Programme at Uganda Christian University (UCU) and was awarded a masters degree in organizational leadership and management. He is also a graduate of Makerere University with a BA in Social Sciences (Political Science and Sociology). He also holds a number of postgraduate diplomas and certificates in education, management, marketing, media and communication.

Mrs. Patricia Adongo Ojangole

Managing Director, Uganda Development Bank Ltd

Mona is a strong and effective senior leader with a wealth of experience and a record of sustained excellence in agribusiness financing, investment management, women’s rights and leadership development, resource mobilisation, process improvements, operations management and strategic reporting.

She expertly engages with diverse stakeholders and skillfully manages relationships with external and internal business partners.She has added value at Board level in her current roles of Board Chair of Renewable Energy Business Indicator (REBi) and as a Board Member for Women’s Leadership Development (WLEDE) among others during the tenure of her career.

Through her role as Chief Executive Officer at aBi Finance Limited and Acting Chief Executive Officer at aBi Development Limited, she has steered the strategic agenda of growth and transformation of the organisation and has also worked with the Board to drive inclusive agribusiness lending and agribusiness value chain development with a focus on green growth and financing.Prior to joining aBi Finance Limited, she held the role of Regional Head of Programmes with Akina Mama Wa Afrika, where she led a team in making a strong impact across the African continent particularly for Women’s rights and leadership development. And before this, she held the role of Head of Asset Management and Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Africa Alliance Uganda Limited and was responsible for the pension fund management and unit trust business of the organisation.

Mona holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Edinburgh Business School and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) from Makerere University Business School. She has undertaken multiple technical and leadership trainings during the course of her career.

Mona Muguma Ssebuliba

CEO aBi Finance Holdings Ltd

Patricia is a professional accountant with 20 years international experience in banking and finance. She is currently the Managing Director of Uganda Development Bank Limited where she has been instrumental in turning around the Bank to become the preferred and trusted partner to the Government of Uganda in achieving socio-economic development aspirations.

Patricia holds a Master of Philosophy in Development Finance from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. She also holds an Executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute, Arusha, Tanzania; a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Degree from Makerere University, Uganda and has completed a number of leadership and management programs.

Patricia is a Fellow of the Association of the Certified Chartered Accountants (UK); the Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU), as well as The Institute of Internal Auditors Uganda (IIA).

She is a member of the Board of Uganda Development Bank Ltd, Trademark East Africa, Liberty Life Assurance, Uganda; Busitema University Fund Ltd. She is on the Management Board of European Union funded START facility and serves on the boards of the Associations of Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) in Africa and the Association of DFIs in member countries of Islamic Development Bank in capacity of Vice President and Audit Board member respectively.


Mr. Robert Kakande

Executive Director, FINCA Uganda Limited MDI

Robert is the Executive Director of FINCA Uganda, the very fast MDI to be licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Uganda. He has a wealth of practical experience in Accounting, Finance, Banking and Leadership spanning over 20 years, 15 of which have been at the C-Suite level. Prior to joining FINCA Uganda, Robert worked with Quality Chemicals Ltd as Chief Executive Officer where he was responsible for key positive changes in strategic direction and was the Chief Finance Officer with the same organization.

Robert has also worked with Finance Trust currently Finance Trust Bank as Head of Finance and Administration where he made tremendous contribution towards turning around the company and mapping a new strategic direction to its current status as a commercial bank. Robert has also worked at Centenary Bank and practiced Accountancy. He has lectured at the University and has research publications under his name.

Robert has undergone Advanced Executive Leadership training at the Wharton Business School (University of Pennsylvania), Strathmore University Business School and Graduate Business School (University of Cape Town). He holds a Master of Science degree in Accounting and Finance and a Bachelor of Commerce Honors degree. Robert also holds a Higher Diploma in Marketing in addition to being a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda and a Fellow of ACCA-UK.

Mr. Victor Ndlovu - Director

Business Development Lead - Mastercard, East Africa

Victor is an experienced Senior Business Leader in payments with a demonstrated history of working in the Banking Industry, Fintech’s and Global Payment Networks.

Victor joined Mastercard East Africa in 2021 from Ukheshe Technologies in Johannesburg. Prior to Ukheshe he worked at Visa International for 12 years, looking after East African Markets of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan and Comoros. Victor has also held roles at Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe as Head of Card and Electronic Services (7 years) and at Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe (10 Years) as Credit Manager in the Consumer Banking Division and Credit Control Manager within the Card Division.

Victor holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of South Africa.

Mr. Julius Kakeeto

Vice Chairman, UBA

Julius Kakeeto, is currently the Vice Chairman Uganda Bankers’ Association, a position he was elected to in May 2022. He is the managing director and chief executive officer of Post Bank Uganda.

He holds a Master of Business Administration, from Manchester Business School, in the United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) of the United Kingdom. He is also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)

Kakeeto worked with Ernst & Young from 1998 to 2000. He joined Citibank Uganda in 2000 rising to the role of Chief Financial Officer in the new subsidiary. Following that, he worked at the headquarters of Citibank's Africa Division in Johannesburg, South Africa. He then transferred to Citibank's offices in London initially in the Strategy and Planning team before transferring to the Investment Banking Division where he worked as a Vice President focusing on Emerging Markets.[4] Before joining Orient Bank, he served as the Finance Director at Equity Bank (Uganda). In 2015, he was appointed the Chief Executive Officer at Orient Bank, having headed the institution in an acting capacity since 2014. Since then, he improved Orient Bank from being the highest loss making bank in Uganda to the top half of the industry.

In 2019, Kakeeto was hired by Post Bank Uganda, as the new managing director and chief executive officer where he is still serving to date.

Since his appointment, he has led a restructuring process to reorganise the operations of the bank resulting in the Central Bank granting Post Bank with a Class 1 licence that allows it to operate as a fully-fledged Tier 1 commercial bank.

Mr. Shehryar Ali

Country Manager for East Africa at Mastercard

Shehryar is an experienced payments and digital financial solutions expert with over 19 years of experience working for well reputed banks in Africa & Asia. He started his career at Citibank Pakistan, followed by a decade at Barclays and Mashreq Bank in Egypt. More recently, he was heading the Retail and SME Banking business at Bank One, Mauritius

Shehryar is a graduate of University of Texas at Austin, specializing in Computer Sciences. Over his career, he has launched many firsts and successfully led Credit Card issuing/acquiring, Ecommerce, Mcommerce, consumer lending, Retail and SME business. He has designed open payments platforms and launched X-border propositions through Partnerships with FIs and third-party service providers.

Shehryar is a Tech Enthusiast and enjoys staying at the forefront of developments in the digital space while actively participating in African and Asian Fintech forums.


Hon. Daudi Migereko

Chairman, Uganda Tourism Board.

Hon. Daudi Migereko, is the chairman of the Uganda Tourism Board of directors, a position he was appointed to in 2017

Prior, Hon Migereko was the minister of lands, housing and urban development in the cabinet of Uganda. He was appointed to that position on 27 May 2011. From February 2009 until May 2011, he served as the government's chief whip in the parliament of Uganda. Before that, he was the minister of energy and mineral development in the cabinet. Migereko also represented Butembe County, Jinja District in the parliament from 2006 to 2016.

He graduated from Makerere University with a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma in Education. His Master of Arts in transport planning and marketing was obtained from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in the United States

Between 1986 and 2001, he was the director of operations at Intraco Uganda Limited, a private business. During the same period, he also served as a director on the board of FINCA, a Ugandan microfinance company.

In 2001, Daudi Migereko served as the deputy director in the Office of the National Political Commissar in the government. Between 2001 and 2005, he served as the state minister for energy and minerals. In 2005, he was appointed the minister of trade, tourism and industry, where he served until 2006.

In 2006, he was appointed minister of energy and minerals, a position he kept until 16 February 2009 when he was appointed chief whip. In the cabinet reshuffle of 27 May 2011, he was reassigned to the Lands and Urban Development Ministry as a full cabinet minister..

Ms. Doreen Katusiime

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities

Doreen Katusiime is the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. She was appointed permanent secretary on the 15th July 2021.